Queenstown Scenic Lake Cruise

This relaxed 90 minute scenic cruise from Queenstown takes in stunning mountain scenery, lakeside homes and Queenstown sights from Lake Wakatipu.
Queenstown Scenic Lake Cruise


  • Queenstown Scenic Lake Cruise

  • View beautiful scenery and mountains

  • Intriguing stories and history of the area

  • Amazing photo opportunities

  • 90 minute cruise

  • 11am, 2pm and 4pm departures

Departing from Queenstown , this relaxing scenic lake cruise will travel along Lake Wakatipu to view stunning mountain scenery, lakeside homes, islands, historic dams and rare birds. As you cruise the lake marvelling at the sights, listen to commentary from local experts who will share with you the local stories and historical facts of the region. Keep your camera handy as the Remarkables Mountain Range makes for an amazing backdrop to any photograph. On the return, the cruise will travel along the shoreline of Frankton Arm so that you can see the sights of Queenstown from the water. Cruises depart from a central location in Queenstown at 11am, 2pm with an additional 4pm cruise available in summer. This affordable 90-minute cruise is the perfect addition to any Queenstown itinerary and is suitable for families, couples, groups or independent travellers. Plus there is Mandarin audio commentary available for international visitors to enjoy. You may also like to purchase a beer or wine from the bar on board while you take in the sights on this scenic cruise. Book your Queenstown scenic lake cruise online today!

More info


  • 90 minute lake cruise departing Queenstown
  • View many more mountains, scenery and sights of Queenstown from the Lake
  • See stunning lakeside homes, a historic dam, willow islands, trout and rare birds
  • Hear a world-renowned commentary from local experts
  • Intriguing local stories, facts and history
  • 90% calm water cruise
  • Ideal for all age groups. Families, couples, independent travellers and even the ‘more mature’ clients can enjoy!
  • Mandarin audio commentary available
  • Excellent photo opportunities
  • Local Kiwi family owned and operated


  • Food
  • Drinks (bar available on board)


  • Cruises depart at 11am, 2pm and 4pm (4pm trip operates from October - March) 50 Beach Street, Million Dollar Cruise Jetty, Waters Edge, Queenstown Bay 9300, New Zealand


  • 90 minutes

What To Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable clothing and a jacket for cooler months
  • Camera

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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